Vikings reportedly re-sign nose tackle Fred Evans to two-year deal
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For all of the Minnesota Vikings' struggles at nose tackle last season, they apparently feel they can fix the position from within.
Evans, 28, was typically enticing and inconsistent in 281 snaps (26.6%) over 16 games as a backup last season. He finished with 35 tackles, including 23 solo and five for loss, and took four penalties.
A favorite of general manager Rick Spielman since his days in Miami, Evans has been with the Vikings since 2007. He played last year under a one-year deal.
The signing comes four days after the Vikings agreed to terms on a three-year deal with Letroy Guion, who is expected to move from three-technique to nose tackle next season as well.
Remi Ayodele, who struggled last season after signing a three-year, $9 million deal, also remains on the roster.